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  1. Wrap WAC in electron or create a react native version for local installs

    Please wrap WAC as an electron app for at least local installs. This would allow better performance for WAC, allow for use in restricted areas where web browsers are not allowed, allow for the use of SmartCards on local installs, and many more things

    15 votes
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  2. [Connection List] Active Directory sync

    Great would be if you can define multiple OUs to connect to, where the computer objects are situated. So not only an import more like a synchronisation, so that if there are new computers added the list is up to date. And a folder browsing that reflects the OUs with some additional views like "All Connections", "Favorite Connections" and "Recent Connections".

    63 votes
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  3. [BUG] WAC version 1910, keyboard in RDP session is still not working correctly

    Remote Desktop session keyboard is still not in the correct localized format and there is no way to change it.
    For us it makes the RDP feature of WAC totally unusable.
    The problem exists for a long time now, any idea when it will be fixed ?

    9 votes
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  4. [Services] Implement a "Restart" button for services

    Currently there's only the option to stop or start a Service in WAC. Please add a "Restart" button. A PowerShell Cmdlet exists for this, so this should be no Problem.

    74 votes
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  5. [BUG] Import connections crash the WAC

    Upgraded to Windows Admin Center 1910 and imported connections using the Import-Connection powershell module.

    WAC will no longer load with error

    500 - ArgumentException: An item with the same key has already been added.
    Stack trace: at System.ThrowHelper.ThrowArgumentException(ExceptionResource resource)
    at System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary2.Insert(TKey key, TValue value, Boolean add)
    at Microsoft.ManagementExperience.FrontEnd.Controllers.NodeController.GetConnections()
    at lambda_method(Closure , Object , Object[] )
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ReflectedHttpActionDescriptor.ActionExecutor.<>c__DisplayClass10.<GetExecutor>b__9(Object instance, Object[] methodParameters)
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ReflectedHttpActionDescriptor.ExecuteAsync(HttpControllerContext controllerContext, IDictionary
    2 arguments, CancellationToken cancellationToken)
    --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
    at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
    at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task)
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ApiControllerActionInvoker.<InvokeActionAsyncCore>d0.MoveNext()
    --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception

    5 votes
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  6. [RD] Full Screen RDP

    It would be nice to make the RDP window full screen.

    34 votes
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  7. [AD] Active Directory User Properties should include ability to unlock locked account.

    The new Active Directory extension should include ability to unlock locked account.

    44 votes
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  8. Cluster Creation fails with 1910

    When attempting to add two new Windows Server 2019 nodes with nothing else besides updates and one Management IP, I get this error message:

    server01.domain.com not found, or the provided credentials don’t have access. Verify the name and credentials are correct, check that server is up, and then click Refresh to try again.

    I changed the credentials to a Domain Admin account, added the account manually to local Administrators and tried other accounts as well. I was able to add each server as standalone servers to Windows Admin Center but the issue is only when I try to create the…

    5 votes
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  9. [BUG] Keyboard in remote desktop is set as US ( united states)

    Remote Desktop keyboard is stuck at US. I'm in the UK and its ignoring server and client locale/regional/keyboard settings which are all set to UK.

    Windows Admin Center 1910 installed on a Windows Server 2019 Failover cluster.

    Tested on Chrome

    6 votes
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  10. [Feature request] Honolulu should be able to send Email notifications

    Please add a functionality to Honolulu that enables the Honolulu Server to send Email notifications. There should be two options:
    1. a global value to be notified via Email if there are Warnings/Alerts - the should be a option to chose: notify for warnings and alerts and notify only for alerts
    2. it would be great to have an button nearby important configurable values "create alert" and then there should be an option to configure a value and chose if the notification should be send when the running value gets greater or smaller than the configured value

    The SMTP Server…

    601 votes
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  11. muy buena muy buena

    se suguere, un poco más didactico de actualizar, pero esta bien

    1 vote
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  12. [Bug][Updates]

    WAC 1910, build 1.2.1910.31005
    Server Management
    module/tab: Updates
    Function: Install-WindowsUpdates

    Issue: Schedule restart takes no effect.

    Schedule restart setting is not effect, target server reboots immediately after windows update installed while schedule restart time was defined in web UI

    event found on WAC:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell"}

    event on target server:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell","userOnGateway":"###########","gateway":"##########","delegation":"True","userOnTarget":"########"}

    WAC installed as gateway on Windows Server 2016 (OS Build 14393.3300) - connected to domain
    target server is Windows Server 2012R2

    3 votes
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  13. [RBAC] Role Based Access Control for Windows Admin Center

    Have the ability for an admin to add all servers or monitored machines into a back end, and setup role based access control using AD security groups, which mean admins don't need to manually add all servers themselves.

    For example, if a customer has 20 physical machines and 50 VM's, that could be a lot of entries, especially with a team of server technicians. Adding it all once, and then configuring RBAC, means less configuration long term.

    47 votes
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  14. [BUG] Import-Connection Invalid JSON primitive

    When importing CSV through powershell using following command:
    Import-Connection "https://wac.contoso.com&quot; -fileName "WAC-connections.csv"

    It throws an error:
    ConvertFrom-Json : Invalid JSON primitive: The.
    At C:\Program Files\windows admin center\PowerShell\Modules\ConnectionTools\ConnectionTools.psm1:206 char:18
    + $error = ConvertFrom-Json $_
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [ConvertFrom-Json], ArgumentException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.ArgumentException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.ConvertFromJsonCommand

    Following is what is in CSV file:
    "name","type","tags","groupid"
    "test1.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"
    "test2.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"
    "test3.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"

    5 votes
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  15. [Feature Request] - Admin Center - Windows Update integration

    Because Microsoft does not provide any documentation on usoclient.exe, it is not (reliably) possible (useing PowerShell) to get clients to install updates (immediately), etc. (especially drivers provided by WSUS).
    Request: Admin Center integrated feature "WSUS" which makes it possible to retrieve pending Windows updates remotely, install etc. (similar GUI as in W10 itself, at least the same funktions LIKE LOKAL GUI!)

    15 votes
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  16. Copy Folders & Drag and Drop

    It would be great if the file manager in windows admin center supported uploading folders and not simply files. Also it would be really nice if you could simply drag and drop files and folders from you pc into the file browser in Windows Admin Center to upload them.

    4 votes
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  17. [Bug] Verify network adapters not working in "Deploy hyperconverged infrastructure" Cluster Creation workflow

    WAC 1910 installed on Windows Server 2019
    Added the cluster creation extension.
    Attempting to create a hyperconverged cluster using two Dell PowerEdge R740xd chassis
    Process gets to step 2 "Networking", 2.1 "Verify network adapters" then just chasing dots to infinity.

    2 votes
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  18. [Bug][Updates]

    WAC 1910, build 1.2.1910.31005
    Server Management
    module/tab: Updates
    Function: Install-WindowsUpdates

    Issue: Schedule restart takes no effect.

    Schedule restart setting is not effect, target server reboots immediately after windows update installed while schedule restart time was defined in web UI

    event found on WAC:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell"}

    event on target server:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell","userOnGateway":"###########","gateway":"##########","delegation":"True","userOnTarget":"########"}

    WAC installed as gateway on Windows Server 2016 (OS Build 14393.3300) - connected to domain
    target server is Windows Server 2012R2

    2 votes
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  19. HTTP Compression

    We noticed WAC is very quick over the LAN, but nearly unusable over VPN. Watching the size and amount of files being transferred, wouldnt some HTTP compression help this? Do not see a way to enable, but thinking this may help performance when this amount of large files are transferred (manifest.json, etc.)

    4 votes
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  20. Do not automatically show gateway host in "All connections" view

    My gateway server is like a Jump Server, so I don't want it to be compulsorily displayed on the "All connections" view.
    Please give us an option to prevent this default connection item. But still allows the server to be explicitly added by the user or through Shared Connections.

    3 votes
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